overslop

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English oversloppe, Old English oferslop, oferslype (an overgarment; surplice), equivalent to over- +‎ slip. Cognate with Icelandic yfirsloppur (overalls).

Noun[edit]

overslop (plural overslops) (obsolete)

  1. An outer garment or slop.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

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